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List of correspondents

Summary

Below is a list of Darwin's correspondents with the number of letters for each one. Click on a name to see the letters Darwin exchanged with that correspondent.    "A child of God" (1) Abberley,…

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  • … E. B. de (1) Forbes, David (13) …
  • … Miller, W. H. (10) Milne Home, David (4) …
  • … Charles (b) (1) Moore, David (3) …
  • … H. A. (1) Wedderburn, David (1) …

Darwin in letters, 1847-1850: Microscopes and barnacles

Summary

Darwin's study of barnacles, begun in 1844, took him eight years to complete. The correspondence reveals how his interest in a species found during the Beagle voyage developed into an investigation of the comparative anatomy of other cirripedes and…

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  • … years and a series of interesting exchanges on geology with David Milne, Robert Chambers, John …
  • … in the level of land came under renewed scrutiny. In 1847 David Milne, the Scottish geologist, …
  • … since eroded, blocked the valley. Darwin was much shaken by Milne’s evidence, especially as he …
  • … Darwin carefully re-examined his own thesis in letters to Milne, Lyell, and Robert Chambers, and, in …
  • … was at this time that Darwin established a rigid routine at home that was evidently intended to …

Darwin’s reading notebooks

Summary

In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to read in Notebook C (Notebooks, pp. 319–28). In 1839, these lists were copied and continued in separate notebooks. The first of these reading notebooks (DAR 119…

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  • … *119: 9v.] 1839. Decemb. Advertised . David LowTreatise on Domestic Animals”; …
  • Sold Separately.— [Neill 1817] Lord Kaimes. (Home) on Instincts [Home 1774] Paleys
  • Reptiles [Duméril and Bibron 183454]: Crustacea Milne Edwards [Milne-Edwards 183440]: In Portfolio
  • Keppells(?) voyage to Borneo [Keppel 1846] Life of David Hume— (new Edit) by Bell [Hume 1778] …
  • in N. America [H. Martineau 1838b] Burtons Life of David Hume [Burton 1846] Society in
  • Voyage up Amazon [W. H. Edwards 1847] } Home Library L d
  • … [Brown 1818] excellent table of Canary island Plants Homes Hist. of Man [Home1774] …
  • 2. vols of Humes History [Hume 1763] —— New Home. Novel. F. Bremer [Bremer 1843a].— …
  • Distrib of Crustacea 3 d  Tom. of Suite de Buffon [Milne-Edwards 183440]. March 5 th  St
  • … [Craik ed. 1840]. Vol I. poor May 6 th  Heads Home Tour. (various parts) [G. Head 1837] …
  • … [Atkinson and Martineau 1851] —— 25 Head. Home TourManufacturing Districts [G. Head 1836]. …
  • M. Edwards. Introduction Zoolog. Generales 1851 120  [Milne-Edwards 1851]. 1853. …
  • by Hugh Miller [H. Miller 1854] Aug 20. Brace Home Life in Germany [Brace 1853] (excellent) …
  • … , no. 632, 7 December 1839, p. 933, announced that David Lows  Illustrations of the breeds of   …
  • Knowledge.) London.  *119: 13 Badham, Charles David. 1845Insect life . Edinburgh and
  • reflections, observations, and   reminiscences at home and abroad, from early life to   advanced
  • … . London. [Other eds.]  128: 9 ——. 1853Home life in Germany . London128: 11
  • 2 vols. London119: 13b ——. 1843aThe home; or, family cares and family joys . …
  • from the Swedish. London119: 13b Brewster, David. 1831The life of Sir Isaac Newton
  • Burton, John Hill. 1846Life and correspondence of David   Hume . 2 vols. Edinburgh.  *119: …
  • of remarkable trials . London128: 3 Cranz, David. 1767The history of Greenland: …
  • 23b Cunningham, Allan. 1843The life of Sir David Wilkie;   with his journals, tours, …
  • …   Amazon, including a residence at Pará . (Murrays Home and Colonial Library.) London.  *119: 23
  • vols. London.  *128: 173; 128: 20 Forbes, James David. 1843Travels through the Alps of
  • Mass. [Darwin Library.]  128: 26 Hartley, David. 1749Observations on man, his frame, …
  • eds.]  *119: 23; 119: 22b ——. 1836A home tour through the manufacturing   districts
  • by Arthur Helps. London.  *119: 23; 128: 3 Hume, David. 17412Essays, moral and
  • Adrien de. 1842Botanique . In Jussieu, Adrien de, Milne-Edwards, Henri, and Beudant, F. S., eds
  • the   Roman Empire . 3 vols. London119: 9b Milne-Edwards, Henri. 183440Histoire
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